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DOJ Announces Cybersecurity Enforcement Initiative Targeting Federal Contractors

USA - October 18 2021 Last week, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced the launch of its Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative (“the Initiative”) aimed at combating “new and…

California Expands Privacy and Security Requirements for Genetic Data

USA - October 8 2021 With health-related data and how to protect it at the forefront of discussion since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, this week California Governor…

Health App Alert: FTC Expands Scope Health Breach Notification Rule

USA - October 5 2021 The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) recently issued an important policy statement to health apps and other connected devices that collect or use…

OCR Speaks to HIPAA, COVID-19 Vaccinations, Privacy, and the Workplace

USA - September 30 2021 When use or disclosure of an individual’s health information or medical records is at issue, the assumption seems to be, much more often than not…

Illinois Panel Issues Important Ruling on BIPA Statute of Limitations

USA - September 20 2021 On September 17, 2021, a three-judge panel of the Illinois Appellate Court for the First Judicial District issued a long-awaited decision regarding…

Baltimore Officially Bans Private Use of Facial Recognition Technology

USA - September 9 2021 Yesterday, Baltimore’s local ordinance prohibiting persons from “obtaining, retaining, accessing, or using certain face surveillance technology or…

FBI/CISA Alert: Increased Likelihood of Ransomware Attacks Over Labor Day Weekend

USA - September 3 2021 Watch out! A spike in ransomware attacks may be headed our way over Labor Day weekend. Yesterday, the FBI jointly with the Cybersecurity and…

Ohio Introduces CCPA-like Consumer Privacy Bill

USA - August 30 2021 Consumer privacy issues are as a hot as ever, and on the radar of the state and federal legislature alike. Following in the footsteps of California…

New York City Council Passes Restaurant-Food Delivery Service Data Sharing Bill

USA - August 26 2021 Restaurants in New York City will soon gain access to valuable information about their delivery customers. On July 29, 2021, the New York City…

The Key to NYC and Other Cities’ COVID-19 Vaccine Proof Mandates, and Potential Privacy Issues

USA - August 23 2021 Cities step up their efforts to combat the COVID-19 Delta variant. New York City, New Orleans, and San Francisco have all announced requirements for…